| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Chickens peck in a compost pile as workers hurry to finish building a shelter for two alpacas named Cheech and Chong, who are about to arrive at Maya Papaya Community Farm.
The 5-acre farm at the end of a dirt road near Oviedo is an increasingly rare...
| May 2, 2014
If you want to throw fuel on a barbecue get-together, start a debate about sauce, the type of meat and the heat source for cooking. Then stand back before you are consumed by the whoosh of the verbal fire.
In North Carolina, folks prefer a vinegar-based...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Forrest Coleman is in a rocking chair on the shaded front porch of the Killarney Station trailhead, gently rocking back and forth. His headphones are around his neck. He's wearing a 2013 Florida Freewheelers Horrible Hundred cycling jersey. There's a long...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:01 PM
When Hagerty athlete Jaquavis 'Qua' Dixon received his first scholarship offer from Akron during practice Wednesday, he was so excited he couldn't even remember the name of the coach who offered him.
"I was so shocked. When he offered me I had to...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
All-time best distances
64-8 Tommy Sparks, Edgewater, 1976
62-9½ Carlo White, Seminole, 1992
62-7¼ Brett Williams, Osceola, 1998
62-1 Bernard Sparrow, Seminole, 1994
61-5½ Tonyo Sylvester, Seabreeze, 1985
60-6¼ Steve Gettell, Seabreeze, 1977
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:19 PM
3:40.36 Oak Ridge, 2004
3:44.82 Oak Ridge, 2003
3:45.11c Seminole, 1987
3:46.50 Oak Ridge, 2005
3:46.67 Oak Ridge, 2007
3:47.28c Seminole, 1988
3:47.7c Oak Ridge, 1983
3:48.78 Oak Ridge, 2014
3:49.18 Evans, 2012
3:50.42 Lake Mary, 2008
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:12 PM
BUNNELL — Track and field neophyte Destiny Washington ran fast all season, but she did so in the shadows of elite sprinters such as Kaylin Whitney and Sharrika Barnett.
With one sensational lap in Thursday's Class 4A, Region 1 meet at Flagler Palm...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Area schools captured five of the eight Florida Association of Basketball Coaches boys state Coach of the Year awards announced this week.
Those recipients are Don Blackmon of 8A state champ Winter Park, Ed Kershner of 7A champ Oviedo, Freddie Cole of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:48 AM
One-hundred yards to go and Special Olympian Monica Hernandez started sprinting.
With a torch extended into the air from her left hand, Hernandez, 26, of Oviedo, crossed the finish line as more than a dozen Seminole County law enforcement officers...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Seminole County schools Superintendent Walt Griffin and the mayors of Seminole's seven cities have every right to lob a big "I told you so" at the County Commission.
But they are much too diplomatic.
So I'll say what they won't: They told you so,...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:31 AM
As was evidenced by the recent NFL Draft, the stock of local football talent is on the rise and UCF could certainly benefit from landing more hometown stars like the quarterback they snagged back in 2010 by the name of Blake Bortles.
The former Oviedo...